Rosa Peña, APDA’s Vice President of Programs & Services was a special guest on the Aging Today podcast and spoke about her insights and perspectives a social worker, APDA’s efforts to reach underserved communities, and more.
Dr. Rebecca Gilbert was the featured guest on this podcast and spoke about the symptoms of PD, her experiences with PD patients, and the need for APDA’s guide to intimacy for PD, ParkinSex.
APDA’s president and CEO, Leslie A. Chambers joined the Aging Today podcast as a special guest and spoke about PD, how APDA can help people throughout the PD journey, and much more.
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is working on a conceptual plan to create the Parkinson’s Center of Excellence which will focus on creating a cure for Parkinson’s disease by 2040. APDA’s Dr. Rebecca Gilbert comments about PD and PD research.
APDA’s Leslie A. Chambers and Dr. Rebecca Gilbert comment on the importance of intimacy for people with PD and APDA’s ParkinSex resource that can help people reconnect and rebuild intimacy.
Student entrepreneurs at Northwestern University invented a pen set that allows Parkinson’s disease patients to write again despite the tremors of the disease. Dr. Gilbert comments on PD’s impact on writing and the unique nature of this product.
Dr. Gilbert comments on the launch of APDA’s brand new ParkinSex resource that has been designed to help people with PD maintain or regain intimacy.
A recently released study looks at the experimental drug PB2001 which looks to be effective, but with less daytime sleepiness. Dr. Gilbert weighs in on the pros and cons.
A recent study explores a new way to cross the blood brain barrier. Dr. Gilbert comments on what this might mean for Parkinson’s treatments.
Dr. Gilbert comments on a large new study that confirmed a laboratory test analyzing brain and spinal cord fluid for clumps of a protein called alpha-synuclein can accurately detect Parkinson’s disease, even in people without symptoms such as tremor and slowed or limited movement.